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057.021 VSC-School II Courses in High Performace Computing
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2024S, VU, 2.0h, 1.5EC, to be held in blocked form

Course evaluation


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 1.5
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to use parallel High Performance Computers, especially the systems of VSC for selected applications and possibly also create and optimize their own programs.

Subject of course

The course consists of a number of modules of the VSC training and education program. Students may select the modules to attend according to their individual needs and interests. You find detailed information on the modules offered at the VSC Website. Please register for all individual training events you want to attend at the website.

Teaching methods

  • Lecture 
  • Hands-on exercises at the computing cluster (VSC): command line, JupyterHub and if needed virtual desktop for 3D rendering 

Mode of examination


Additional information

Language of instruction is English. Mode of participation online or hybrid. Details see VSC Website.



Examination modalities

The performance review takes place by participation in the courses and by reviewing the submitted program examples.

A grade will be given upon request. Participation in at least 3 full training days is required.

Course registration

Registration modalities


Please write to:

and register to individual training events, you want to participate:



Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
ALG For all Students Not specified


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

Previous knowledge depends on the training event and is listed in the description of individual training events on the VSC Website.